An official notice of commencement filed in Orange County for the construction of “foundation and building infrastructure” at six different locations could be the gondola’s route, according to WDW News Today.
Walt Disney World remains mum on the rumor.
The proposed gondola would connect Epcot, Hollywood Studios and the Caribbean Beach, Art of Animation and Pop Century resorts. It would help relieve an overloaded system of buses that transport guests around Walt Disney World Resort.
It’s believed that Disney is contracting with the Doppelmayr/Garaventa group, an Austrian-Swiss company whose chairlifts, cable cars, gondolas and urban people movers can be found in 89 countries around the world. The company’s 3S cable system consumes less energy, has a high passenger capacity and increased wind stability, important assets for Central Florida’s theme parks.